Sam Myers - between the 1950's and the 2000's

from Sam Myers: The Blues is My Story, pages 89-90:

A lot of guys who play acoustic cannot work with a band, because they're used to being solo. That goes with the feeling of what they know to do. Robert Lockwood, Jr., can go both ways. He can do more with a twelve-string guitar than a lot of guys can with six, 'cause he carries his rhythm, his chords, and his lead notes all the same. He could take his guitar and do whatever he wants. A lot of guys play guitar and got big names, but they can only do so much. I feel like if a man presents himself as a guitar player, he should be able to do more than just one thing. He's gotta have enough …   more >>

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Jeff Horton and Sam Myers, Sam Myers: The Blues is My Story (City of Jackson, 2006), p. 89-90. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432635369765 accessed: 6 December, 2022

Listeners

Sam Myers
memoirist, vocalist, Musician
1936-2006

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Blues Guitar performed by Robert Lockwood, Jr.

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Date/Time between the 1950's and the 2000's

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Tue, 26 May 2015 11:16:09 +0100
Approved on Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:48:53 +0100